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Last updated: 19 June 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 17 Februar 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 17244
Werknummer: 25442/13997
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Hon Chay Mountain (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Flug nach:Hue-Phu Bai Airport (HUI/VVPB), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into Hon Chay Mountain (2,752 ft / 839 m high).

Informationsquelle:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Hue-Phu Bai Airport as the crow flies is 628 km (392 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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